If you remember back to last year. Dallas Mavericks's owner Mark Cuban stopped playing the anthem at Mavs home games.  Of course, we had people on both sides of this issue. However, this did not sit well with Gov. Dan Patrick and he went to work. Shortly after Cuban decided not to play the Anthem. Patrick tweeted this...


As reported by ABC13 in Houston, the "Star-Spangled Banner Protection Act," is heading to Governor Abbott's desk to be signed. This bill would apply to professional sports teams that receive government funds from the state of Texas, requiring them to play the song. You can read more about the bill by clicking here. What do you think about this new bill? Let us know in the Facebook comments.

Since we brought up the Mavericks, how about we showcase how they are handling the LA Clippers in the NBA Western Conference playoffs.  Luka and company are definitely making a statement to the rest of the NBA world.  Just another night at the office for Luka with 29 points, 7 rebounds, and 7 assists.  Two more wins and the Mavericks move on to the next round.  Game 3  between the Mavs and Clippers is on Friday back in Dallas.

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